Facts, not myths of organ donation

Learn the facts about organ and tissue donation and help spread the word about the importance of becoming an organ and tissue donor.

Visit http://www.UNOS.org and http://www.DonateLife.net for more detailed information on organ and tissue donation.

  • A commitment to donation will not interfere with your medical care.
  • People of all ages and medical histories should consider themselves potential donors.  Your medical condition at the time of death will determine what organs and tissue can be donated.
  • All major religions support organ, tissue, and cornea donation as an unselfish act of charity.
  • Donation should not delay or change funeral arrangements.  Open casket funeral is still possible.
  • In the United States, it is illegal to buy or sell organs or tissue for transplantation.

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